Recovery is an important factor in endurance races, especially in back-to-back events. I have a few thoughts on the best practices for maximizing subsequent performance. By no means comprehensive, these are just a few principles that I try to follow. Recovery begins immediately after an exercise event and the following concepts are a few of[…]
Saturday was the second Coast Cup of the year. A 13.2 km classic race on the Whistler Olympic Park trails. I would have liked to race a little longer and it would be nice to have some longer hills for the Open Men’s category, especially in a classic race. It was definitely a rough first[…]
My Audi has been with me for 60,970 miles since May 2009. Once from East to West coast and around a bunch in between. We’ve been through 19 States, 2 Provinces, 8 National Parks, and I’ve slept approx. 40 nights in the back. Here’s hoping the replacement can out-live it’s predecessor.
This weekend was an ISMF Skimo World Cup race in Valle Aurina. Saturday was the vertical race (one climb, no descents) and Sunday was the individual race (standard with climbs and descent). North America was represented by several Canadian men and women and two American women. ISMF Vertical Race Winning vertical climbing speed: 20.16m/min up[…]
The 2013 race season began for me in Jackson, WY. at the U.S. Skimo Championship. Two days of racing, started at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort on Saturday and continued on Sunday at Grand Targhee Resort. Brad and I left Vancouver on Wednesday morning and picked up a Washington skimo racer and master boot fitter, Thierry,[…]